New ways of dialing

New dialing scheme
New dialing scheme

September 30th 2011 will mark the start of the migration for the use of a new dialing code for country St. Maarten:

 

 

 

 

 

New Country Code:1
New Area Code:721
New Exit Code:011

 

 

  • International calling within NANP countries (all countries with country code 1):
    Country code + area code + local number
    Example 1, calling from St Maarten to Miami: 1 + 305 + xxx.xxxx
    Example 2, calling from Miami to St Maarten: 1 + 721 + xxx.xxxx

 

  • International calling to St. Maarten from countries outside the NANP:
    Access code + country code + area code + local number
    Example, calling from The Netherlands to St Maarten: 00 + 1 + 721 + xxx.xxxx

 

  • International calling from St. Maarten to countries outside the NANP:
    Exit code + country code + area code + local number
    Example, calling from St Maarten to Amsterdam: 011 + 31 + 20 + xxx.xxxx

 

Who are we?

Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP) is the independent regulatory authority for the Telecommunications and Post industry in St. Maarten.
BTP is responsible for the maintenance of a competitive environment in St. Maarten in the industries with which it is tasked to regulate.
BTP executes its tasks through consultations with industry participants and stakeholders, focused on attaining quality and affordable communications for all, working towards establishing an environment that support continuous growth and development within the industries. Read more